Things To Do in Southern Oregon

Southern Oregon is full of breathtaking natural phenomena, fine wines and culinary delicacies, and award-winning culture. Take a gorgeous drive along the coast or stroll through a quaint historic downtown. There are endless possibilities for activities in the region.

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Things to do at Crater Lake

Crater Lake, high in the Cascade Mountains range, is Oregon’s shimmering blue gem. It’s a must-see landmark during any trip to Southern Oregon.

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Enjoy Crater Lake’s 'backyard'

The Upper Klamath Canoe Trail is easy to access and even easier to navigate. Photo by Carla Shryock

Crater Lake National Park is Oregon’s most beautiful destination. But don’t think it’s time to head home once you leave. There’s plenty to do and see in northern Klamath County, an area local residents like to call “Crater Lake’s backyard.” Here are some ideas on how to maximize your visit.

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Explore Crater Lake by bike

At Ride the Rim in September, cyclists, runners and hikers get to enjoy the pristine beauty of Crater Lake National Park’s East Rim Drive without vehicle traffic. Photo by Tyler Roemer

When the summer crowds and intense heat fade but the sunshine remains, the air is crisp and the light golden. Late September is a magical time in Oregon’s parks — the perfect time for a joyride on two wheels at either of two organized events: Crater Lake’s Ride the Rim event, and National Bike Your Park Day.

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Winter fishing on the South Coast

Winter-run steelhead are the main attraction because of their size and extremely hard fight.Photo courtesy Wild Rivers Fishing

Oregon’s South Coast is home to some of the best fishing in the West. Hear from an expert why the Chetco, Elk and Sixes rivers offer unique winter fishing experiences.

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Arch Rock Brewing worth gold

Larry and Marjie Brennan just wanted to make good beer in Southern Oregon. They never imagined they’d be making gold medal-worthy beer on a world stage. But more than three years after opening, Arch Rock Brewing — a tiny 15-barrel brew house and tasting room in Gold Beach — has racked up five gold medals at prestigious national and international beer competitions.

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4 reasons to love the Chetco River

When Oregon has so many stunning waterways to visit and enjoy, what’s so magical about the lesser-known Chetco River? Here are four great reasons from someone who knows the area well.

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Oregon's Outback Scenic Bikeway

The Oregon Outback Scenic BikewayPhoto courtesy Ride With

The Oregon Outback Scenic Bikeway offers striking scenery and a cycling challenge. Deep in the lightly populated area at the southern center of the state, it offers that sense of exploration you get when you’re the only vehicle on the road. You’ll be surrounded by abundant wildlife and panoramic views, in a place few Oregonians have been.

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Table Rocks are 'Islands in the Sky'

Explore an Oregon wonder many have missed: where shooting stars, fawn lilies and red bells are always by your side. There‘s also plenty of elbow room for brushing up on botany and wildlife across thousands of acres at Lower Table Rock near Medford.

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Wildlife Safari: Where the wild things are

Baby Kelley, with mom Miya, was born May 15, 2016, at Wildlife Safari in Winston, OR. / Photo by Sheilah Swanson for Wildlife Safari

This drive-through animal park near Roseburg helps you get close to wild creatures while providing important species conservation and breeding programs. 

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Visit this top 10 wine destination

Wine Enthusiast magazine unveiled its annual list of top wine travel destinations in January and perhaps turned some heads with a non-traditional collection of international locations. The magazine offers its readership new places to consider. In the top 10 for 2016 is Ashland and Southern Oregon.

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